Specialties

Specialty areas and experience

Over my 20-year professional career, I have specialised in the following fields:

  • LEGAL AND SWORN (LEGAL) TRANSLATION AND REVISION:
    • Contracts (lease, purchase and sale, distribution, sponsorship, confidentiality…)
    • Powers of attorney
    • Deeds and notarial certificates
    • Corporate (company incorporation and bylaws) and financial documents
    • Court proceedings and judgments
    • Wills
    • Terms and conditions
    • Privacy policies
    • Data protection
    • Corruption, fraud and money laundering prevention policies
  • LEGAL TRANSLATION AND REVISION (VIDEO GAMES, IT AND INTERNET):
    • Codes of conduct
    • Participation rules and regulations
    • Terms and conditions of use
    • User rules
    • Cookie policies
    • Privacy protection
    • Confidentiality agreements
    • Legal disclaimers
  • INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS:
    Services provided to different UN bodies and other international organisations and institutions in the following areas:

    • Cooperation and development
    • Inequality and injustice
    • International policies and relations
    • Environment, climate change, sustainable development, agrobiodiversity
    • Migration and asylum
    • Fight against extremism
    • Nutrition
    • Poverty
    • Armed conflicts
    • Children’s and underprivileged groups’ rights
    • Gender perspective in peacekeeping operations
    • Peacekeeping operation command training
    • Relationship between migration, health and climate change problems and population development
    • Corruption in public entities; ethics and transparency policies
    • International road transport: promotion, cooperation agreements and conventions
  • EU AND INSTITUTIONAL:
    European Union projects, documents and programmes for various public entities.

  • Business & marketing:
    • Leadership guides
    • Human resources
    • Workplace efficiency
    • Employee performance and compliance assessment
    • Training courses and handbooks for workers
  • Education:
    • Academic transcripts and reports
    • Academic curriculums and syllabuses
    • Training and qualification courses
    • E-learning handbooks
    • Study abroad programmes, etc.
  • COMMERCE AND FINANCE:
    • Translation geared to foreign markets, exports, international cooperation between companies, worldwide expansion, correspondence
    • Annual financial statements, consultancy and investment reports
  • BIO-HEALTH AND SOCIAL:
    • Public health
    • Domestic violence
    • Gender inequality
    • Population ageing
    • Home care
    • Legal aspects regarding abortion
    • Dossiers on psychological treatments for drug dependent persons
  • ADVERTISING:
    • Marketing and advertising campaigns
    • Brochures, catalogues and corporate materials.
    • Corporate handbooks
  • TOURISM AND TRAVEL:
    • Travel guides
    • Hotel catalogues and directories
  • WEBSITES:
    Websites relating to widely differing fields

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To me every client is unique

...which is why I devote a substantial part of my time to developing an honest and close communication relationship, with the prime aim of learning about their aims, specific issues and expectations.

What my clients say about me

  • “Carmen Maestro has been working as an English to Spanish freelance translator and editor since 2013 for Lunarmonia, an international translation agency specialising in topics such as international collaboration/development; economic, social, and sustainable development; ethics; gender issues; nutrition and poverty alleviation.
    She has always delivered outstanding translations and editing assignments within the deadlines agreed upon, and has demonstrated to be a qualified, talented, motivated and flexible Spanish linguist with excelllent communication skills.”

    Carole Salas
    Director Lunarmonia, S.L.
  • “I have worked several times with Carmen Maestro, and she always provides excellent, reliable translation services. You can count on Carmen.”

    Justin Peterson
    External Translation Collaborator Vaughan Systems www.grupovaughan.com
  • “I met Carmen Maestro in 2009. From the beginning, I felt impressed by her work. She is a really thorough and qualified professional, and I was very lucky to learn a lot from her suggestions, which she always communicated clearly and kindly. When I need a fellow translator to help me with any project, Carmen is my first choice, as I am sure that she will deliver a high-quality, well-documented and timely translation. She always surpasses my expectations. Indeed, the best professional linguist I have ever met.”

    Ramón Olivares
    Traductor EN > ES/GL info@rolivares.net
  • “Desde el año 2000 mantenemos una relación profesional de lo más satisfactoria con Carmen Maestro. Necesitamos en muchas ocasiones y con urgencia traducciones jurídicas y juradas de inglés que Carmen nos está proporcionando con una gran perfección, profesionalidad y rapidez, cualidades que se valoran mucho cuando hay que respetar plazos administrativos.
    El trato personal con Carmen es muy sencillo, directo y para quienes formamos Alpujarra Conect, muy familiar.”

    Inmaculada Hidalgo Morón
    Alpujarra Conect CB
  • “I can honestly say that Carmen Maestro is the most active and meticulous project manager I have ever worked with. Administratively she is always efficient, her instructions are clear, she is friendly, flexible and understanding, but also firm. She goes to a lot of trouble to provide a good service.”

    Charles Davis
    Freelance Spanish > English translator Valencia, Spain